With the announcement of a second national lockdown, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shown all of us the importance of a decent and safe home. But, so far, the pandemic has devastated the economy. Millions of households are unable to cover rent payments … Continue reading Shelter Covid Appeal
Riverside Manager awarded for “Everybody In” allocation during COVID-19 lockdown A Riverside housing manager who has been helping rough sleepers to find hotels to stay in during the coronavirus lockdown, has been awarded the prestigious High Sheriff of Greater Manchester … Continue reading Manchester’s Holiday Inn “Everybody In”
Dispatches is an award winning, often using under-cover filming, documentary series produced by Channel 4 to that as a current affairs program highlights problems in the UK today. The series started broadcasting in 1987, and remains to this day one … Continue reading C4 Dispatches – Investigation at it’s best
Recent figures have shown that Homelessness has risen by a third between 2016-2019; and has doubled in London. Around 4,751 people were estimated to be sleeping rough on any one night in England in 2017 = this Is of increase of 169% since 2010. 30% of children are classed as living in poverty in the UK in 2018. According to DWP figures, 20 million people were claiming benefits in the last quarter of 2018. 66% of those are over state pension age and 34% of working age. 4.2 Million people claimed Housing Benefit in the last quarter of 2018. Around … Continue reading STATE IMPERFECT 2019
The Victorian Lounge and Parlours The Victorians used Arsenic in their Dye process for wallpaper in the homes of many affluent urban middle class settled in Victorian Cities. Due to the smog outside people felt at home with the … Continue reading The Victorian Deadly “Home Sweet Home”
The Full Gospel Church in Rushden held a marvelous screening of Ken Loach’s film Cathy Come Home on the 13th June 2018 Ciceros.org has an exclusive interview with Mark Lees of Rushden’s local housing and community project ENCS The … Continue reading “Cathy Come Home” to Rushden!